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Orchid Escape - Mesker Park Zoo

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February 7, 2015 - March 16, 2015
AMAZONIA at Mesker Park Zoo
1545 Mesker Park Drive, Evansville, IN, 47720 Website

Enjoy the beauty of a tropical jungle full of blooming orchids, waterfalls and exotic animals in Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden's Amazonia! There will be orchids for sale as well as to enjoy. Exhibit continues through March 16

Maple Sugarbush Festival & Pancake Breakfast

March 7 - 8, 2015
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve
551 N. Boeke Rd., Evansville, IN, 47711 Website

Come celebrate the maple sugar harvest with the Wesselman Nature Society!  Visitors of all ages will be guided through the Wesselman Woods to learn how sap is harvested and made into maple syrup.  After the tour each visitor will be served all you can eat pancakes paired with maple syrup from one of Indiana's own maple sugarbushes!  Ticket prices are $8 for adults (13+) and $5 for youth (children 3 and under are free).  The event runs on March 7th and 8th from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Annual Farm Days

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March 14 - 15, 2015
Angel Mounds State Historic Site
8215 Pollack Ave, Evansville, IN, 47715 Website

Program highlights farming techniques from the past, including harvesting corn. Crafts, demonstrations and farm fare. Special addition this year is the traveling exhibit "Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn" that will be on display through Mary 3, 2015. 

NCAA Elite Eight National Championship

March 25 - 28, 2015
Ford Center
1 SE 7th Street, Evansville , IN, 47708 Website

Elite Eight Division II National Men's Basketball Championship in Evansville! Games begin Wednesday, Mar 25th at 12PM and 2:30PM with Family Fun Night($5 tickets and $1 popcorn!) at 6PM and 8:30PM. Thursday night the Final Four play at 6PM and 8:30PM. The Championship game is Saturday at 2PM televised nationally from the Ford Center. For game times and ticket info, go to website

Funk in the City Art Festival

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April 25, 2015
Haynie's Corner
, Evansville, Indiana, 47713 Website

Funk in the City presents the Annual Art Festivals at Haynie’s Corner! Join us as for a fabulous day of art. Featuring artists from around the region and multiple states, this is a great opportunity to support artists and the art community. In addition to the amazing artist and artisans, there will also be fabulous food vendors to satisfy your hunger!

Bill Burr-Billy's Bible Belt Tour

May 1, 2015
Old National Events Plaza
715 Locust St., Evansville, IN, 47713 Website

Listen to Your Mother Show

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May 9, 2015
AIS Diamond Auditorium
2319 Stringtown Rd, Evansville, 47711 812-435-0979 Website

LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER features live readings by local writers in celebration of Mother’s Day and motherhood. Born of the creative work of mothers who publish on-line, each production is directed, produced, and performed by local communities, for local communities. In 39 cities this year, Evansville is among the newly innagurated! 

Pirates of the Caribbean: Disney Live in Concert

May 16 - 17, 2015
Victory Theatre
600 Main Street, Evansville, IN, 47708 Website

Screen of Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl with live accompaniment by the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra! 

Kenny Chesney Returns to Evansville!

June 4, 2015
Ford Center
1 SE 7th Street, Evansville , IN, 47708 Website

Kenny Chesney brings his "Big Revival Tour" to Evansville on June 4th!

Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 27 at 10AM at the Ford Center Ticket Office and Ticketmaster outlets or by phone at 800-745-3000.

Bosse Field 100th Anniversary!

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June 17, 2015
Bosse Field
23 Don Mattingly Way, Evansville, IN, 47711 Website

Evansville's own Bosse Field, third oldest ballpark in the USA, turns 100 years! Featured prominently in the film A League of Their Own, Bosse Field is a jewel in Evansville's crown. Come celebrate this special birthday with a game- Evansville Otters vs Chicago Windy City! More details to come. 

The Blue Angels at Shrinersfest!

June 25 - 28, 2015
Riverfront/Dress Plaza
Downtown Evansville, Evansville, IN, 47708 Website

The Blue Angels flight team will bring their incredibly popular air show back to Shrinersfest in 2015!  JUST ANNOUNCED -- In addition to the Blue Angels, the Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team will also perform.

The Heater

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July 18 - 19, 2015
Evansville Sports Complex
4300 Heckel Rd. , Evansville, IN, 47725 Website

Youth Baseball Tournament 

Bosse Field 100th Anniversary Open House

August 22, 2015
Bosse Field
23 Don Mattingly Way, Evansville, IN, 47711 Website

Open House to commemorate Bosse Field's 100th Anniversary! Details forthcoming. 

Frog Follies

August 28 - 30, 2015
Vanderburgh 4-H Center
201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road, Evansville, IN, 47725 Website

The largest pre-1949 street rod event in the world is the Frog Follies, hosted each year by the E'ville Iron Street Rods LTD at the Vanderburgh 4-H Center. Hundreds of street rods, games, activities, and dances. The automotive swap meet is one of the largest in the United States and is held in conjunction with the rod run. The commercial street rod vendor area has over 600 hundred spaces and the used parts section of the swap meet area continues to grow each year.

Kenny Kent Lexus Jazz & Wine Festival

September 19, 2015
Main Street
Downtown Evansville, Evansville, IN, 47708 Website

The 8th annual Kenny Kent Lexus Jazz & Wine Festival features regional wineries and restaurants in tents that line Downtown Evansville's historic Main Street.  This year the event will take place on Saturday, September 19th and will go from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.  Tickets are $20 in advance (which can be purchased through Evansville's Philharmonic Guild) or $25 at the gate.  There will be live music throughout the evening on three stages set up along Main Street by 15 different bands and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra swing band.  Gates open at 3:30 p.m.

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